Saussurea lappa Clarke.

Arabic Name : Qust, Bustaj
Bengali Name : Kur, Pachak
English Name : Costus Root, Kut Root
French Name : Costus Elegant
German Name : Himalayascharte, Indische Costuswurzel, Kostuspflanze
Saussurea lappa Clarke
Gujarati Name : Uplet, Kath
Hindi Name : Kusht, Metha Kut, Kur, Pokharmur
Kannada Name : Changal Kustha, Koshth
Latin name : Saussurea lappa Clarke.
Marathi Name : Upleta, Kustha
Persian Name : Qusht Shirin, Koshtah, Bustak
Punjabi Name : Kuth, Koth
Sanskrit Name : Kustha, Kushtha
Urdu Name : Qusht

Description : The root is alterative, analgesic, anthelmintic, antiinflammatory, strong antiseptic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, aromatic, astringent, carminative, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, nervine tonic, rejuvenative, stimulant, stomachic and tonic. Useful in dyspepsia, flatulence, bronchial asthma, bronchitis, rheumatism, cough, phlegm, fever, jaundice and liver problems. It is also reputed for its ability to prevent hair turning grey. It is also very useful for liver cirrhosis and viral hepatitis.

Externally it is applied in rheumatism and wounds.

Recommended Dosage : 250 mg to 2 g powder of dried roots.

Contraindication : This herb has no known warnings or contraindications.

Qust Kur Costus Root Costus Elegant Himalayascharte Uplet Kusht Metha Kut Changal Kustha Saussurea lappa Clarke Upleta Qusht Shirin Kustha Qusht